Since the global COVID-19 pandemic, many youth theatres have closed due to social
restrictions. Youth theatre is considered a highly interactive activity, needing an in-person
presence and live involvement. It involves physical, emotional and embodied practice to be
most effective. And thus it, and other theatre activities, were among the first sectors to close
across the world. Since stopping their practice, young theatre makers have not had the chance
to develop their skills collaboratively, and cultural youth workers in this sector have been out
of work for months as employment is precarious and depends on having access to a group to
The Digital Drama Workshop project aims to offer theatre makers skills and materials to
conduct their work online during times when they cannot meet (and so avoid closure, loss of
earnings, and loss of creative interaction for young people).
This programme is funded by Erasmus+ as a multi-year KA2 project under cooperation for
innovation and the exchange of good practices.
We'd love to hear from you
In the Digital Drama Workshops we welcome your comments, queries and feedback, as we hope it becomes a live resource that is used and developed further by drama facilitators around Europe.
Reach us through
1 Main Street Newbridge, County Kildare W12 KV29, Ireland